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Purple Prairie Clover

Dalea purpurea

Purple Prairie Clover is a member of the Dalea family. Its botanical name is Dalea purpurea. The scientific name epithet purpurea means 'purple'.Purple Prairie Clover is a flower perennial, it will last at least up to several years in its native climate.

Purple Prairie Clover is normally fairly low maintenance and quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

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How to grow Purple Prairie Clover

  • Full Sun

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  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Enjoys a full sun / partial sun position in your garden and remember to water moderately. Use Zone 3 - Zone 8 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Purple Prairie Clover is generally regarded as a very hardy plant, so this plant will tend to survive through freezing conditions.

See our list of companion Plants for Purple Prairie Clover to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Purple Prairie Clover from seed

Transplanting Purple Prairie Clover

Purple Prairie Clover is very hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Common Purple Prairie Clover problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Purple Prairie Clover plants:

Other names for Purple Prairie Clover

Dalea purpureum

Purple Prairie Clover care instructions

How long does Purple Prairie Clover take to grow?

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Popular varieties of Purple Prairie Clover

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